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Jaunt - Odell Brewing Company

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75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Western Slope of Colorado, just a short trip over the Rocky Mountains, is the perfect place to find new ingredients for an excursion in brewing. Jaunt is a process, or journey, marrying a delicate pale ale with Colorado grown Riesling grapes and aged on oak, just for pleasure. The final blend boasts a creamy malt body, a bright and crisp fruity finish, and just a dash of vanilla from the oak. 7.6%

(Beer added by: Prospero on 05-14-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

a77cj7, Yesterday at 08:03 AM
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Odell Brewing - Jaunt [Ale Brewed With Riesling Grape Juice Age On Oak Staves] (750ml ---> Stella Artois Chalice : 7.6% ABV)

Always having had an affinity for wine before beer, anything brewed with some sort of alliance to wine is something I find myself highly interested in... Though the new world riesling is often not my favorite styling, (These grapes being from acquired Colorado - New world) BEER being brewed in Colorado is something my palate NEVER objects to... It poured a deep golden color with a fair amount of haziness beneath a 2.5 inch head that consisted of moderately large bubbles... It faded decently quickly though, leaving a decent amount of lacing and nice retentive cap... First on the nose is a bit of wheatyness, but then come the soft fruit notes, with tiny hints of oak amongst them as well, no single fruit but also doesn't exactly smell distinctly like with either... It's extremely lively as is glides across your tongue on first sip, and tastes a bit citrusy, almost as if it's reaching towards a belgian ale... The mid palate is definitely where you start to taste the riesling presence as it offers a bold richness to the beer, but enjoyable and far from the realms of too sweet... It finishes extremely smooth with the oak and riesling sticking around for a while after each sip, fading slowly off of the palate... Mouthfeel on the beer suits it swimmingly, it's lighter, which hosts the softer fruitier tastes nicely, but has enough carbonation to make it taste full at the same time... Overall I enjoyed this brew a lot, a great summer ale that offers a delightful mix of flavors for both the wine and beer drinker alike... Another great brew - Cheers!!

NSXAG, Wednesday at 07:22 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

22Blue, Tuesday at 12:19 AM
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

jmryan8, Monday at 10:07 PM
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

DeadeyeOTDO, Nov 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shawner, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

JRBecks, Oct 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ChaseTheAce, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

This beer has a very grapey nose over light malt, yeast and faint vanilla.
It pours a brilliant gold under a 1” off-white foam cap that slowly dissipates to a thick film but is easily roused and produces good lace.
The beer has a big Belgian palate dominated by yeast driven fruit, grapes, light biscuit, a hint of vanilla, with a reisling and oak note backed by light hop bitterness in the finish. The flavors are deep and complex.
Very creamy, above average carbonation and light bodied for the alcohol and flavor.

pat61, Oct 15, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

zeff80, Oct 11, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +6.1%

n2pux, Oct 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

hoppy91, Sep 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

OregonGrown7, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dsalmons, Sep 28, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -5.2%

Joey_M, Sep 27, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L - Pours a golden body with a copper tint and a fluffy two finger head. Great retention.

S - White grape skin, pear, sweet grains and a grassiness element. No oak on the nose.

T - Sweet white grapes and a a farmhouse character all mixed together. Also, biscuit malts and Belgian yeast. Not really any oak to speak of.

F - Light bodied and medium carbonation. Really wet finish and a bit cloying as it warms.

O - It's good for what it is, but nothing really to write home about.

cvm4, Sep 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

MammothTarantula, Sep 16, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

jheezee, Sep 09, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -0.6%

GregDuB65, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

abex44, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dailyminefield, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +7.2%

Faroveryonder, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Truncated notes from a bomber below; I'll plan on revisiting this for a proper review:

Appearance: Has a creamy fluffy off-white head of nice thickness and consistency, with excellent retention - about 9 minutes

Body is murky. Yellow-copper in colour.

No yeast particulate or hop sediment is visible.

AROMA: Lemongrass, white grapeskin, straw/hay, and juicy fruity hop notes.

TASTE: Pale malts, unexpected acidity, clean barley, straw/hay, some farmhouse character, clove, biscuity Belgian-style yeast, floral hop character. Riesling? A bit. Oak? Not finding any.

TEXTURE: Smooth, wet, light-bodied, slightly overcarbonated, refreshing, and aptly thick. Suits the taste well.

OVERALL: A refreshing ale from Odell with a kiss of white wine influence. Another winner from perhaps the best brewery in Colorado. I look forward to revisiting this for a proper in-depth review; it boasts some interesting subtleties and Belgian influence. Very drinkable stuff. This hides its ABV quite well.

High B-

kojevergas, Aug 22, 2014
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Jaunt from Odell Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.